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George Ernest Willmett

In memory of:

Constable George Ernest Willmett

April 12, 1908

Frank, Alberta

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

4584

Age:

27

Additional Information


Born:

August 2, 1880
Taylor Terrace, Derbyshire, England

Enlistment:

May 9, 1907

Constable Willmett was originally a house painter and came to Canada in early 1907. He was murdered by a burglar while on night patrol in the town of Frank, Alberta. It took over three years of undercover work to find out who was responsible. Constable Willmett is buried in the Union Cemetery, Fort MacLeod, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 32 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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